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North Deer Creek above Brookings Stage (ft)South Dakota DENRNDCS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:34AM Feb 25, 2021)Flood Stage is 1607 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the North Deer Creek above Brookings. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Medary
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1611
Moderate Flood Stage: 1609
Flood Stage: 1607
Action Stage: 1605
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 1,607.49 ft on 04/23/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,607.49 ft on 04/23/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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1614.5 the levees near 209th Street are overtopped.
1613.5 the levees near 208th Street are overtopped.
1611.5 the higher right-bank levees near 210th Street are overtopped, and 207th Street begins to flood.
1610.5 209th Street begins to flood.
1609.5 208th Street begins to flood, and the lower left-bank levees near 210th Street are overtopped. Water also reaches the bottom of the bridge on 207th Street.
1608.5 water reaches the bottom of the brigdge on 209th Street.
1607 significant flooding of crop and pasture land begins.
1605 the low water crossing on 210th Street floods, and water is over the top of the culverts on 208th Street.
1604 water is over the top of the culverts at the low water crossing on 210th Street.
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Latitude: 44.355278° N, Longitude: 96.865000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1607 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available 1607.00 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  
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